UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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|1. Title of Derivative Security
|2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
|3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
|4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security||5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
|6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
|Date Exercisable||Expiration Date||Title||Amount or Number of Shares|
|Reporting Owner Name / Address||Relationships|
|Chen Min-Chu (Mike)
C/O APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC.
13115 JESS PIRTLE BLVD.
SUGAR LAND,Â TXÂ 77478
|/s/ David C. Kuo for Min-Chu (Mike) Chen||08/12/2015|
|**Signature of Reporting Person||Date|
|*||If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).|
|**||Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
|(1)||This amendment to Form 3 includes 5,000 shares of the Issuer's common stock held directly by Yuh-Mei Chung, the spouse of Min-Chu (Mike) Chen. Mr. Chen disclaims beneficial ownership of all securities that may be deemed to be beneficially owned by his spouse, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein|
ExhibitÂ ListÂ -Â ExhibitÂ 24Â -Â PowerÂ ofÂ Attorney,Â previouslyÂ filedÂ withÂ theÂ originalÂ FormÂ 3Â filedÂ onÂ SeptemberÂ 25,Â 2013.